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5 Matching questions

  1. Binocular cues
  2. anterior pituitary
  3. observation
  4. working memory
  5. Parapsychology
  1. a a newer understanding of short-term memory that focuses on conscious, active processing of incoming auditory and visual-spatial information, and of information retrieved from long-term memory
  2. b the act of noticing or paying attention
  3. c produces and secretes several hormones that regulate many physiological processes including stress, growth, and reproduction
  4. d Depth cues, such as retinal disparity, that depend on the use of 2 eyes.
  5. e The study of paranormal phenomena, including ESP and psychokinesis.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying below the crown of the head
  2. a neurotransmitter that enables learning and memory and also triggers muscle contraction
  3. the persistence of learning over time through the storage and retrieval of information
  4. in psychoanalytic theory, the basic defense mechanism that banishes from consciousness anxiety-arousing thoughts, feelings, and memories
  5. stimulates the sympathetic nervous system

5 True/False questions

  1. retroactive interferencethe disruptive effect of new learning on the recall of old information


  2. deja vuthat eerie sense that "I've experienced this before." Cues from the current situation may subconsciously trigger retrieval of an earlier experience.


  3. long-term memorya clear memory of an emotionally significant moment or event


  4. Difference thresholdThe minimum difference between two stimuli reuired for detection 50% of the time. We experience the difference threshold as a just noticeable difference (JND)


  5. reflexRetinal receptor cells that are cconcentratednear the center of the retina and that function in daylight or in well-lit conditions. The cones detect fine detail and give rise to color sensations.